All Classes and Events

  • Learn how to put more money in the bank with the Women and Money series, made by women for women.

    Women and Money Series

    Join us for a free panel discussion and five-part series about finances developed by women for women of all ages and income levels.

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  • Meet the Author

    Bring your lunch!

    Mythology, cancer, war. Bring your lunch and join us to chat with authors about a variety of interesting topics throughout the fall!

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  • Parents and caregivers, the Library has lots of resources and programs to help you and your kids tackle everything from building early literacy skills to complex science research assignments.

    Programs for Parents

    Parents and caregivers, we know you're carrying quite the cargo when you're caring for kids! If you're at capacity and could use either a clone or a coffee, peruse our calendar of events for caregivers!

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  • Miroslav Volf

    Life Worth Living

    Miroslav Volf visits to help you discern and nurture desires that are truly worth having.

    Monday, Oct. 9
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

    Central Resource Library

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  • The Big Read

    The Big Read

    The Kansas City area’s six public libraries are joining together for the 2017 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read, promoting community-wide reading and events around Tim O’Brien’s seminal book The Things They Carried.

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  • Without the constraint of historical provenance, viewers of the "unknown" objects in the Art of War - Gifts of Peace exhibit have the ability to create their own story or "truth." Join us as we create new stories and truths in Constructing Truth events.

    Constructing Truth

    Please join us as we create new stories and truths for “unknown” objects and host additional programs to explore Constructing Truth »

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  • The Library Lets Loose

    Festive Fundraiser!

    Groups, teachers, educators, librarians: We've got special discounts for you at The Library Lets Loose!

    Saturday, Oct. 14
    6 - 9 p.m.
    Central Resource Library

    Cocktail attire
    Find your special ticket price!

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Learn how to interview, apply for a job, write your resume and more! Ideal for intermediate to advanced English levels.

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Seeking financial aid for college can be a complicated and intimidating process. Learn about the basics of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) from Benjamin Howard-Williams, a Student Success Professional with University of Missouri-Kansas City. Register online or call 913-826-4600.  

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This hands-on computer class introduces you to the use of Microsoft Excel as a personal financial organization tool. Learn basic Excel commands to create a personal budget spreadsheet. 

Register online or call 913-826-4600.

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The topic of September 26th's program will be credit reports. Understand how credit scores affect you. Learn what credit scores tell lenders, and find out how to improve your score. Presented by Anju Mishra, an HCCI Certified Credit Counseler.

This is part of a five-part Women & Money series developed by women for women of all ages and income levels. Offered in partnership with Housing and Credit...

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Learn how to interview, apply for a job, write your resume and more! Ideal for intermediate to advanced English levels.

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The topic of October 2nd's program will be spending plans. Understand your financial values and goals and participate in budgeting exercises. Facilitated by Anju Mishra, an HCCI Certified Credit Counseler.

This is part of a five-part Women & Money series developed by women for women of all ages and income levels. Offered in partnership with Housing and Credit Counseling Inc., topics discussed include...

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Wonder if your household's spending, saving and sharing is on track to support your goals? Perhaps it's time to revisit guidelines and expectations and update them for how you live today. Please register for this program online or by calling 913-826-4600.

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Learn how to interview, apply for a job, write your resume and more! Ideal for intermediate to advanced English levels.

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This hands-on computer class introduces you to the use of Microsoft Excel as a personal financial organization tool. Learn basic Excel commands to create a personal budget spreadsheet. 

Register online or call 913-826-4600.

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The topic of October 10th's program will be borrowing: including different types of loans and the cost of credit. Facilitated by Jennifer Cook, Deputy Director, Division of Consumer and Mortgage Lending, Office of the State Bank Commissioner of Kansas.

This is part of a five-part Women & Money series developed by women for women of all ages and income levels. Offered in partnership with Housing and...

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